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Indian hockey


Need to win gold in Asian games, nothing else will do: Savita

October 07, 2021 5:32 pm

The last time Indian women's team won a gold at the Asian Games was in the 1982 edition and Savita said the side will need to go all out this time after settling for a silver at the 2018 edition.

Staying in the moment helped us in Tokyo Olympics: Udita

September 15, 2021 1:23 pm

The Hisar-born player is currently part of the 25-member senior women's core probable group for the national camp in SAI, Bengaluru

Hockey teams may skip CWG with aim to peak at Asian Games: IOA president Narinder Batra

September 03, 2021 2:45 pm

Following a meeting with Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) director-general Sandip Pradhan on Friday, to chart out plans for the 2022 Asian Games and 2024 Olympics, Batra said the decision on hockey teams’ participation was based on his ‘preliminary discussions’ with Hockey India.

Emotional, teary-eyed ex-players say Tokyo bronze a 'new dawn' for Indian hockey

August 05, 2021 2:23 pm

India's 12th hockey medals in the Olympics came after over four decades. The last time India stood on the podium was at the 1980 Moscow Games where they won gold. The country has eight gold medals in all the Olympic Games.

Tokyo 2020: Hardik Singh's counter-attack goal seals India's place in semi-final

August 02, 2021 6:49 am

Graham Reid’s men were much the better side as India beat Great Britain at the Olympics for the first time in 49 years.

Tokyo 2020: Holding nerve key in men's hockey quarter-final against Great Britain

August 01, 2021 2:27 pm

The forward line, which lacks experience, has been under scrutiny ever since the team was announced. And while they’ve done decently well so far, their task will be cut out against a stubborn British defence.

Tokyo 2020: India lose 1-4 to Great Britain in Olympic women's hockey

July 28, 2021 8:44 am

The Indians wasted chances galore as Hannah Martin (2nd and 19th minute), Lily Owsley (41st minute), Grace Balsdon (57th minute) scored for Great Britain to hand the reigning champions their second consecutive win in Pool A.

‘I wish he was still around for his only passion – hockey, and its fans’

May 25, 2021 10:21 am

Eldest daughter of triple Olympic gold medal winner and former Indian hockey captain, Padma Shri Balbir Singh Senior, remembers her father on his first death anniversary, May 25

Hockey players start 'socially-distanced' training after two-month pause

June 02, 2020 12:24 pm

The national team players were supposed to restart training in mid-May, but their wait got prolonged after a SAI staffer passed away and tested positive for the coronavirus.

Baptism by Belgium: India draft rookies to face World No.1

February 08, 2020 11:03 am

Against Belgium, however, that will be a massive challenge. Reid has left the defence untouched, more or less. The challenge, however, will be bigger for the midfielders and forwards. Not just because of the new combinations, but also because of the quality of the opposition.